DFA Endorses Jill and VPIRG Gives Jill 100% Rating

Democracy for America endorsed Jill Krowinski for State Representative today.  From its headquarters here in Burlington, DFA works across the country to supports grassroots campaigns fighting for real change.  With over 15,000 members in Vermont and over 1 million members nationwide, DFA is a grassroots powerhouse dedicated to supporting candidates with progressive, forward-thinking ideas for our country.

We’re excited to have their support, as well as other progressive grassroots organizations like the Working Families Party, and the Vermont League of Conservation Voters. Along with these great …

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VIDEO: Candidate Forum with CCTV

VIDEO: Candidate Forum with CCTV

Check out the latest from CCTV’s candidate forum with Jill and her running mate Curt McCormack! The discussion covered everything from political lawn signs to Jill’s experience in governing and her ideas on making the cost of housing more affordable for our residents.

Watch the entire Q&A after the jump…

 

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Jill on Live at 5:25

Jill on Live at 5:25

Just in case you missed, checkout Planned Parenthood’s Nick Carter talking to Jill about expanding healthcare access to women, especially to at-risk populations, the VT Access Plan, and other issues facing Vermont women.

 

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Paid Sick Days

More than half of the workforce does not have or cannot use paid sick days to care for sick children.

Parents should never have to choose between caring for a sick family member and earning a living.  Nearly half (48%) of private sector workers (including a whopping 78% of food and public accommodation workers) are denied even a single paid sick day.

The absence of paid sick days has an impact on our economy, public health and child care system.  If a sick child is dragged from …

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Like Jill on Facebook

Like Jill on Facebook

As campaign season swings into full gear, it’s time to connect with your neighbors for a conversation about how to build a better Burlington.  Since Governor Shumlin appointed me to the House in February, I’ve been working hard to be a strong voice for you in Montpelier.  I’ve already helped pass legislation to tackle youth smoking, create affordable housing, and expand access to education.  Still, there’s a lot more to do.

Next year, I want to make even more progress on the important issues affecting our families. …

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Join Me and Rep. Jason Lorber

Join Me and Rep. Jason Lorber

Representative Jason Lorber and Sean Hurley are hosting a house party for my campaign on Thursday, August 30.  I’m looking forward to meeting with members of the community to hear your concerns and ideas for building a better Burlington.  I’ll also be talking about my vision for building a stronger state, including tackling important issues like health care, affordable housing, and education.  I know that hardworking families are the heart of our community, and I want to ensure you have a strong voice in Montpelier, but …

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Women and the Vote

Women and the Vote

After a struggle spanning almost 100 years, on Election Day in 1920, millions of women were finally allowed to cast ballots.  Today is Women’s Equality Day, when we celebrate the passage of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the vote, on August 26, 1920.  We’ve made a lot of progress, but there’s still a long way to go here in Vermont and across the country.

The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United …

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